2016-2017 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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table of contents about millsaps college…………………………………………………… … 5 academic calendar for 2016-2017……………………………………… …… …6 vision statement …………………………………………………………… ….8 mission statement………………………………………… ………………… ….8 methodist affiliation……………………………………………………… … 8 millsaps

2 a student may not be pledged to a fraternity or sorority until official registration for classes has been cleared by the office of records 3 chapters initiating new members during the fall semester must obtain approval from the division of student life b scholastic requirements 1 students involved in fraternity and sorority life must meet the individual organization of membership academic requirements 2 fraternities require organizations to meet a 2.75 cumulative gpa while sororities require between a 2.5 and 2.8 gpa to remain in good academic standing with the organization 3 there is no minimum gpa for a student to pursue the recruitment and/or intake process for becoming a member of a millsaps college fraternity or sorority note individual organizations may have higher and/or additional standards for admission student behavior because they are members of an academic community dedicated to the achievement of excellence students at millsaps college are expected to meet the highest

• for may completion prior to the spring semester’s registration period • for august completion prior to the summer semester’s registration period requirements for a second degree to earn a second degree from millsaps college a student must have a minimum of 32 semester hours beyond those required for the first degree and meet all of the requirements for both the second degree and the additional major graduation with distinction a student whose gpa is 3.500 for the entire course shall be graduated cum laude one whose gpa is 3.700 shall be graduated magna cum laude and one whose gpa is 3.900 and shall be graduated summa cum laude to be eligible for graduation cum laude magna cum laude or summa cum laude a student must have earned at least 64 semester hours at millsaps college for those students that earned a rating of excellent on their comprehensive examination an additional distinction will appear on their official transcript and the commencement program

division of arts and humanities department of art professor elise l smith ph.d chair assistant professor kristen tordella-williams m.f.a visiting assistant professor carrie sue drummond m.f.a faculty teaching fellow in art history monica jovanovich-kelley ph.d policies • transfer students at least 50 percent of coursework for any major in the art department must be taken at millsaps • art teacher certification students who wish to teach art in secondary schools can receive secondary licensure with an art major from millsaps and a minor in secondary education leading to licensure from the millsaps department of education the minor includes three required education courses and a student teaching internship please see the education department’s guidelines in the college catalog for further information 99 ay

division of arts and humanities major in music with concentration in vocal music performance musc.muspev.15 students must complete the basic program which includes the following courses musc 1000 foundations of music c or higher musc 2000 concepts design i c or higher musc 2010 concepts design ii c or higher musc 3000 critical skills music analysis c or higher musc 3110 music history i c or higher musc 3120 music history ii c or higher musc 3532 conducting i c or higher while foundations of music is a pre-requisite for all music theory courses students with a solid background may test out of the class in addition students must take one music history/literature course for 4 credits or two classes at 2 credits a piece to equal 4 credits the following courses will count musc 2100 history of jazz c or higher musc 2120 the age of enlightenment – mozart and beethoven c or higher musc 2130 women in music c or higher musc 2140 world music – globalization in sound c or

degree requirements professors in the department of education as well as the licensure candidate’s other academic advisers are available for consultation and guidance about particular programs of study it is the licensure candidate’s responsibility to make certain that all academic requirements are met for a degree licensure and graduation program requirements for each licensure area are on file in the education department exit requirements to receive the college’s recommendation for teacher licensure the licensure candidate must meet the following exit requirements 1 pass both praxis ii examinations no later than the semester prior to graduation 2 complete clinical practice with a minimum grade of b 3 pass all parts of the comprehensive examination process student teaching coursework abroad program participants may elect to teach abroad during their student teaching semester or take other courses towards their majors or areas of concentration abroad •

else school of management else school of management dean kimberly g burke ph.d c.p.a 195 ay

minor in military science mlsc.min.16 director major sunetha griffin in the center for career education about military science is offered at millsaps college and on the campus of jackson state university jsu under a partnership agreement between millsaps college jsu and the u.s army students enrolled at millsaps are eligible to enroll and attend reserve officer training corps rotc classes at millsaps and on the campus of jsu credits earned in rotc at jsu will be entered onto the student’s millsaps transcript with up to nine hours of credit awarded for the following military science courses only ms 300 ms 401 ms 402 or ms 403 combined with the classes offered at millsaps for a total of eight hours mlsc 1011 1021 1031 1041 2011 2021 2031 and 2041 students can earn a minor in military science with a total 17 hours the rotc program provides students an opportunity to earn a presidential commission as a second lieutenant in the u.s army reserve or the army national guard concurrent

advanced econometric models and the communication of quantitative thinking additional topics may include constrained optimization and simulations prerequisite econ 3030 and math 1150 offered occasionally in the spring semester econ 3070 topics in economics 4 sem hours this course addresses selected issues for firms in imperfectly competitive markets emphasis is on the choices facing firms when their business strategies are made in light of the likely responses of competitors and the factors that help shape market structures offered occasionally econ 3110 history of economic thought 4 sem hours this course traces the development of economic thought from the classical school to the present time prerequisite econ 1000 and junior standing offered occasionally econ 3120 labor economics 4 sem hours this course examines the organization functioning and outcomes of labor markets topics include wage and employment determination labor market discrimination the economic impact of unions the

basis of knowledge human nature the mind/body problem free will ethics the meaning of life and some applied moral problems offered every year phil 1010 critical thinking 4 sem hours an introduction to basic reasoning and critical skills focusing on learning how to determine whether to accept reject or suspend judgment on a claim depending on how much evidence and valid argumentation supports it the course includes learning how to detect arguments how to detect non-argumentative psychological persuasion how to detect faulty reasoning how to judge statistical claims how to judge polls and surveys how to judge the quality of an experimental scientific study how to analyze everyday forms of persuasion in journalism advertising politics and personal conversations how to apply the specific standards of aesthetic legal and moral reasoning and how to write clear coherent well-argued and well-supported essays and reports offered occasionally phil 2000 ways of knowing 4 sem hours an